Thomas Cherian, Author at Pulmonology Advisor

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Cysticercosis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has cysticercosis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Cysticercosis is caused by the cestode Taenia solium, or the pork tapeworm. Humans are the definitive host and pig is the intermediate host. Cysticercosis in humans can affect the brain, spinal cord, eyes,…

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